Christ on the Mount of Olives Introduction Ludwig van Beethoven
Christ on the Mount of Olives), Op. 85, is an oratorio by Ludwig van Beethoven portraying the emotional turmoil of Jesus in the garden ofGethsemane prior to his crucifixion.
Welcome Death (Willkommen Tod)
O welcome, death, which I must suffer, for man’s salvation, on the cross. O, ye who in cold graves are sleeping, in eternal sleep deep in its grasp holds fast, henceforth awake to joy and bliss. Awaken.
Willkommen, Tod, den ich am Kreuze zum Heil der Menschheit blutend sterbe! O seid in eurer kühlen Gruft gesegnet, die ein ew’erg Schlaf in seinen Armen hält; ihr werdet froh zur Seligkeit erwachen.
I am a wanderer and a wonderer, like you are. I love our journey and to walk in the company of friends – to learn, experience, share, laugh, cry and above all I simply love this marvelous, magical, mysterious life. I have no plan (cannot believe I am saying this) and my only intention is to be truthful to myself and others.